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Advocates; Should Colleges and Universities Give Preferential Admission to Minority Group Applicants?

Part of The Advocates.

03/14/1974

Moderator: Evan Semerjian Advocate: Monroe Freedman Advocate: William Van Alstyne Witnesses: Robert O'Neil: University of Cincinnati Slade Gorton: Attorney General, State of Washington Paul Kurtz: Editor, The Humanist George Roche: President, Hillsdale College


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should Colleges and Universities Give Preferential Admission to Minority Group Applicants?
Program Number

418

Series Description

A SERIES OF DEBATES with a moderator facilitating the discussion of national and international issues - using advocates who would introduce witnesses to support their point of view. Debates recorded at Boston's Faneuil Hall. Moderators included: Michael Dukakis; Marilyn Berger; Michael Harrington, Robert Maynard. (Premiered October, 1969; conceived by Prof. Roger Fisher.) Other participants included Barney Frank, Avi Nelson, Antonin Scalia, S.I. Hayakawa, Paul Simon, Albert Shankar, Richard Bolling, Pete McCloskey, Chester Crocker, John Anderson, Elmo Zumwalt, George Ball, John Kenneth Galbraith, William Colby, Eleanor Smeal, Phyllis Schlafly, Sam Ervin, Laurence Tribe, Daniel Schorr, Orrin Hatch, Morris Udall, Edward Kennedy, George McGovern, Jake Garn, Paul Tsongas, Alan Dershowitz. Series release date: 1969

Program Description

Moderator:  Evan Semerjian Advocate:  Monroe Freedman Advocate:  William Van Alstyne (smoking a pipe) Witnesses: Robert O’Neil – University of Cincinnati Slade Gorton – Attorney General, State of Washington Paul Kurtz – Editor, “The Humanist” George Roche – President, Hillsdale College Produced by WGBH at WTTW in Chicago.  Bears WGBH copyright

Duration

00:59:37

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Roche, George Charles
O’Neil, Robert M.
Kurtz, Paul, 1925-
Van Alstyne, William W.
Gorton, Slade, 1928-
Locations
Chicago, Illinois
Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Contributors
Freedman, Monroe (Guest)
Semerjian, Evan (Moderator)
Roche, George (Guest)
Gorton, Slade (Guest)
Kurtz, Paul (Guest)
Van Alstyne, William (Guest)
O'Neil, Robert (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should Colleges and Universities Give Preferential Admission to Minority Group Applicants?,” 03/14/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_463620E9A02B4C37AAF75474442B8972.
MLA: “Advocates; Should Colleges and Universities Give Preferential Admission to Minority Group Applicants?.” 03/14/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_463620E9A02B4C37AAF75474442B8972>.
APA: Advocates; Should Colleges and Universities Give Preferential Admission to Minority Group Applicants?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_463620E9A02B4C37AAF75474442B8972
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